Paradiso, Antonio and Kumar, Saten and Rao, B. Bhaskara (2011): The growth effects of education in Australia.
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The growth effects of human capital, measured in various ways, are controversial and inconclusive. In this paper we estimate the growth effect of human capital with country specific time series data for Australia. In doing so, we extended the Solow (1956) growth model by using educational attainment as a measure of human capital developed by Barro and Lee (2010). The extended Solow (1956) model performs well after allowing for the presence of structural changes. Our results, based on alternative time series methods, show that educational attainment has a small and significant permanent effect on the growth rate of per worker output in Australia. For comparison of results, alternative measures of human capital are also utilized.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||The growth effects of education in Australia|
|English Title:||The Growth Effects of Education in Australia|
|Keywords:||SSGR; Economic Growth; Education; Australia|
|Subjects:||O - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth > O5 - Economywide Country Studies > O56 - Oceania
C - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods > C2 - Single Equation Models; Single Variables > C22 - Time-Series Models; Dynamic Quantile Regressions; Dynamic Treatment Effect Models
O - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth > O4 - Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity > O40 - General
|Depositing User:||Saten Kumar|
|Date Deposited:||17. Nov 2011 14:21|
|Last Modified:||12. Feb 2013 00:48|
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